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4-H Tick Project Information Session via Zoom

September 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tick drag projects supplies are shown including a tick drag, tweezers, tick spoons, vials, and tick brochures

The 4-H Tick Project is a community science project engaging K-12 youth and educators in partnership with 4-H Youth DevelopmentUMaine Cooperative Extension Tick Lab, and the Maine Forest Tick Survey, and members of the Learning Ecosystems Northeast partnership. The project provides youth an opportunity to explore the impacts of climate change and contribute data to a research project established to determine how forest land management practices impact tick populations and disease risk across Maine. Educators will receive sampling materials, activity guides/lesson plans, and support carrying out the project protocols.

A Zoom link to the session will be sent by email the week of the workshop.

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The 4-H Tick Project is a community science project engaging K-12 youth and educators, made possible through a partnership between 4-H Youth DevelopmentUMaine Cooperative Extension Tick LabMaine Forest Tick Survey, and members of the Learning Ecosystems Northeast partnership. The project provides youth an opportunity to explore ticks and tick-borne diseases, which is a connected story of climate, ecosystem change, and public health.

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/hancock/2023/09/11/4-h-tick-project-information-session-via-zoom/

Venue

Zoom

Organizer

Hancock County 4-H
Phone:
(207) 667.8212
Email:
andrea.mahoney@maine.edu
View Organizer Website
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